In its inaugural year, Movies on the Cobbles in Gansevoort Plaza has swiftly established itself as a favorite neighborhood series. This outdoor cinematic haven in the heart of Meatpacking has added to the district's vibrant community spirit and breathed another layer of art into the district’s tapestry.
Among the highlights of this cinematic journey is the poignant film "The Stroll," a creation by the talented filmmaker Kristen Lovell. This film takes us on a profound journey, following a transgender sex worker navigating the cobblestone streets of the Meatpacking District. It masterfully delves into the complexities of her life, offering a glimpse into the unique challenges and triumphs of her experience. As the story unfolds against the backdrop of this historic neighborhood, it not only captivates the audience but also sheds light on an incredible community that calls the Meatpacking District home.
What's even more remarkable is that this series has emerged as a cultural pillar for the area. Creating a sense of excitement among residents and visitors alike, Movies on the Cobbles transforms the plaza into a communal outdoor living room where people gather to celebrate the magic of cinema.
As we eagerly anticipate the next screening on August 30th, featuring a spirited selection of new NY shorts and an advance screening of "HOW TO WITH JOHN WILSON's" series finale, it's clear that Movies on the Cobbles has etched itself into the fabric of the Meatpacking District's cultural scene. We look forward to hosting more captivating movies in the years to come, fostering a sense of togetherness and celebration that truly defines this remarkable neighborhood.
All movies presented in partnership with Rooftop Films.